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Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead after complications following a tonsillectomy. (Credit: Family Photo)

Jahi McMath’s Mom Clear To Take Her From Hospital

A judge says the mother of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after having tonsil surgery can remove the child from a Northern California hospital as long as she assumes full responsibility for the move.

01/03/2014

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead after complications following a tonsillectomy. (Credit: Family Photo)

UPDATED: Talks Ordered In Oakland Brain Dead Girl Case

A federal magistrate will meet Friday with lawyers for a California hospital and a 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery.

01/02/2014

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Time Short To Find New Facility For Jahi McMath

The family of a California girl declared brain dead after complications from tonsil surgery was running out of time Sunday to find a new facility to take her in and keep her on a ventilator.

12/29/2013

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Lawyer Charts Legal Moves In Brain-Dead Oakland Girl Case

A California lawyer says he is prepared to go to federal court to force a hospital to insert breathing and feeding tubes into a girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy.

12/27/2013

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Family Of Brain-Dead Oakland Girl Weighs Aid Offers

Relatives of a 13-year-old Northern California girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy are debating whether to accept offers from nursing homes and other groups that have proposed moving the child so she can be kept on life support.

12/26/2013

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Family Of Oakland Girl Declared Brain Dead After Tonsillectomy Spending Holiday At Hospital

The uncle of a 13-year-old Northern California girl declared brain dead after suffering complications following a tonsillectomy says the family is trying to give the girl as normal of a Christmas as possible.

12/25/2013

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Court-Appointed Doctor Says Oakland Teen Brain Dead After Tonsillectomy

A court appointed doctor says a 13-year-old Northern California girl is brain dead after suffering complications following a tonsillectomy.

12/24/2013

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Oakland Family Hopes For Holiday With Girl Declared Brain Dead After Surgery

An Oakland family whose 13-year-old daughter has been declared brain dead is hoping to celebrate Christmas in the hospital with her after a judge ordered hospital officials to keep her connected to a breathing machine.

12/24/2013

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

UPDATE: Judge Orders Hospital To Keep Oakland Girl Declared Brain Dead On Life Support

The mother of a 13-year-old Northern California girl declared brain dead after a routine tonsillectomy says her daughter had expressed fears she wouldn’t wake up after the surgery.

12/20/2013

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Family Asks For Girl Declared Brain Dead After Tonsil Surgery To Remain On Life Support

The family of a 13-year-old Northern California girl declared brain-dead after having surgery to remove her tonsils is asking a hospital not to take her off life support during the holidays.

12/19/2013

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Oakland Girl Brain Dead After Surgery To Remove Tonsils

Jahi McMath’s family is demanding Oakland Children’s Hospital conduct an investigation after she went into cardiac arrest.

12/15/2013

Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Girl Is Brain Dead After Surgery To Remove Tonsils

A 13-year-old Northern California girl is brain dead after going into surgery to remove her tonsils.

12/15/2013

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